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CURRICULUM

Your academic portfolio will be evaluated individually to see how your previously earned credits can be applied and transferred to the online Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene program. An academic advisor from UB’s Fones School of Dental Hygiene will work with you to define a program plan that ensures your success. The University of Bridgeport accepts 60-90 approved transfer credits towards this program. In total, 121 credits must be accrued, with a minimum of 31 credits completed at UB, in order for a degree to be granted.

General Education Requirements


Most of our students will complete 22 credits in dental hygiene core courses, 18 credits in general education core, and 9 credits of electives. Your program will be unique based upon your transfer credits. General education course requirements and elective course details can be found in the UB Catalog.

Dental Hygiene Core (22 Credits)


DHYG 301 Dental Hygiene Practice Management
DHYG 302 Instructional Strategies for the Health Professional
DHYG 303 Advanced Clinical Concepts
DHYG 304 Dental Hygiene Internship
DHYG 305 Dental Hygiene Research I
DHYG 306 Dental Hygiene Research II
DHYG 315 Statistical Reasoning